"Put loss and love together in one beautiful melody, never give it radio play or live recordings, then you'll have a song that can never get old. Walk On, Love is Blindness, Kite, A Sort of Homecoming, and Every Breaking Wave too. "
I first heard about U2 when I saw the band name spray painted on the side of my Jr. High School gym. Even though I'd never heard a song, they became my favorite band from that day forward.
I began a blog about the spiritual side of U2: isbonoachristian.blogspot.com but I let it die. I now blog at http://freddymartin.net/ where I write more about the spiritual side of U2... and other stuff.
"Everytime I sat with him he said one thing to me; would you ever take off those fucking glasses?"
- Bono about his relationship with his late father, 2006
did you know
The song 'Van Diemen's Land' is sung from the point of view of an Irish poet who spoke out against the British government and was going to be exiled to Tasmania (Van Dieman's Land is the original name for the island).